POLAND SPRING – The wedding of Amy Louise Canedy and Christopher James Sylvia was held at 5 p.m. on Oct. 30 at All Souls Chapel in Poland Spring. Pastor Alan Ferguson officiated at the ceremony.

Mrs. Sylvia is the daughter of Paul and Louise Canedy of Sabattus. Mr. Sylvia is the son of Merri Jane Sylvia and the late Thomas Sylvia of Peabody, Mass.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a full-length halter-style gown of ivory satin, adorned with appliqués cut from English netting and with train. The gown was designed and created by the mother and grandmother of the bride. She carried a bouquet of deep crimson roses with stephanotis accents.

Amanda Caron, friend of the bride, served as maid of honor and bridesmaids were Kim Duncan, Kelly Lestage and Amanda Canedy, sisters of the bride. Friends Carolyn McCabe, Jennifer Keith, Erika Lyons and Jessica Tardy were also bridesmaids.

Serving as best man for his friend was Richard Lavoie and groomsmen were Shawn Connors, Jason Corbet, Phil Lavoie and Eric Cyphers, friends of the bridegroom, and Brian Donelly and Paul Donatelli, cousins of the bridegroom. Nicholas Canedy, brother of the bride, was also a groomsman and played the trumpet as he accompanied the organist, Forest Perkins. The ring bearer was Wilton Lestage, nephew of the bride.

A reception followed the ceremony at the Poland Spring Inn. The couple honeymooned on the Mayan Riviera and in Orlando, Fla. They are currently residing in Quincy, Mass.

The bride is a graduate of Oak Hill High School and received a master’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of New England in 2001. She is currently employed at the Brocton Area Multi-Service Inc. early intervention program.

The bridegroom did his undergraduate work in exercise science at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and later pursued a master’s degree in physical therapy, graduating in 2001. He is employed as a physical therapist in the trauma units at Boston Medical Center.


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